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Webster Parish superintendent resigns

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MINDEN, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Webster Parish Schools Superintendent Steve Dozier will resign effective August 31.

Dozier surprised the school board with his announcement.

Dozier's son had recently been accepted into a master's program at the University of Houston, and wanted to move there to be with his family. 

Dozier lived in Houston prior to his tenure as a superintendent and still owns a home there.

He said more pressure from the state to increase academics with fewer dollars made the decision for him.

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